Committee on Academic Policies and Programs
and Student Success
Policy and Strategy Update
September 27, 2018
Executive Vice Chancellor Russ Deaton
PRESENTATION REQUIREMENT: 45 minutes
Executive Vice Chancellor Russ Deaton will provide an update about recent projects and
reports from Policy and Strategy. This report will include a presentation about updated
degree production, graduation rates, and a discussion of how graduation rates have been
redefined to describe student success more fully. Additionally, this report will include
preliminary information about fall 2018 enrollment at community colleges.
The Board will also receive an update about Tennessee Promise students, including data
about the 2016 and 2017 cohorts of Promise students.
Finally, the report will include a presentation of newly created college profiles, which
provide a snapshot of student success and equity at community colleges.